Aboriginal communities in the south-west have three days left to enrol to and vote in the First Peoples' Assembly Election.
The Assembly will play a powerful role in supporting Aboriginal communities through the Treaty process, explained Gunditjmara woman and Treaty Advancement Commissioner Jill Gallagher.
"This is history in the making. You cannot overestimate how significant this moment is," she said.
"Australia is one of the only Commonwealth nations without a treaty with its First Peoples. That is so wrong - and we are slowly, but surely, setting it right.
"I'd say to Aboriginal people out there; your vote is vital. It will help achieve treaties."
The vote will determine which Victorian Traditional Owners are elected to 21 of 32 Assembly seats.
The other 11 seats are guaranteed for formally recognised Traditional Owner groups
The Assembly will help create the framework for negotiations which will set how Treaties can be agreed in Victoria.
In-person voting at polling booths have now closed, however eligible Aboriginal community members can still enrol and vote online at www.firstpeoplesvic.org.
Voting closes this Sunday October 20.
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